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How Safe Is Home-Smoked Salmon?

Health & Wellness  (tags: food, home preservation, smoked salmon, safety tips, cleanliness, humans, health, risks, protection, prevention, news )

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Fortunately, there's no mysterious hocus-pocus involved in smoking your own fish. The name of the game comes down to preventing foodborne illnesses by following basic, straightforward guidelines: keeping things clean, using the right ingredients, and...

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Lynelle Romaine (108)
Friday September 13, 2013, 6:24 pm
I smoke my own salmon and never had any problems. Best stuff in the world.

Katie & Bill D (107)
Friday September 13, 2013, 10:53 pm
Home smoked food is the very best!
Thank You Carrie

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 1:13 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 4:04 am
Tnx, Carrie~

(personally, i do not know...)

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 5:28 am

Birgit W (160)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 5:31 am
Home smoked must be best. Thanks.

. (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 7:31 am
Probably not very safe. Thanks for sharing, Carrie.

S S (0)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 11:10 am
Thank you.

Sheila D (194)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 12:22 pm
Can't afford salmon to smoke. Thanks.

Vita P (40)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 2:43 pm
Thank you for this information.

Julie W (32)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 5:31 pm
Can't afford salmon, but I've smoked other fish before. I used a little metal box smoker, and never had any problems. Two hours? Mine only take about ten minutes - then I freeze if not eaten straight away.

I made a yummy fish pate for a large party from smoked herring which was very popular.

reft h (66)
Saturday September 14, 2013, 10:15 pm
I know a lot of people who smoke their own salmon and never got sick from it, nor have I ever got sick from eating their smoked fish. It is a traditional way to prepare the food.

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 9:00 pm
Obviously one needs to know exactly what they are doing, but the same goes for home canning. It is getting so that everything is seen as unsafe and some bureaucrats even want to stick their noses into garage sales and tell sellers not to bake and sell any more baked goods lest someone else get sick. Yawn.
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